Taking change, borrowing toilet paper: student life struggles


What’s more important to you – living comfortably or achieving academically? How about choosing between paying the rent and buying food?

These are the sorts of questions a number of students face each week in Australia.

Universities’ Australia in 2017 surveyed over 18 000 university students to get an idea of their standard living while they were studying.

The survey found a significant amount of Australians doing it tough and making sacrifices in order to obtain a high education.

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